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Re: Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4 announced
« Reply #120 on: September 08, 2020, 23:07:18 »
Did you notice D6 FW 1.1 is now available for download? They mention fixing the following issue in the previous FW: "The AF fine-tuning options item could be used to store only one set of fine-tuning values for AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR lenses: users could store either values for use with the built-in teleconverter or values for use without, but not both."

This afternoon, I could only store one set of corrections (wide, tele), which I found rather strange. I downloaded the new firmware. So, tomorrow, a new complete session is planned, as I don’t know which corrections I stored (without or with TC)  :)

Very nice of them! I like the lens hood design ;)


Do enjoy! Hope you get some good locations where it makes sense

Thank you Erik. The location is well known. The question is that, presently, I’m using a combination of 70-200mm f/2.8E FL, TC-2.0, and 500mm f/5.6E PF, to cover the range of the 180-400 mm TC 1.4, and which worked out in a lighter and more affordable package. While now, I will have a f/4 aperture to cover the 200-400 mm range i.e. 1 stop better for a race which will 50% of the time during the night. Not entirely convinced by the solution for the time being, but we shall see  :) And I can still fall back on the “old” solution.
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Re: Nikon AF-S 180-400mm f/4 announced
« Reply #121 on: September 10, 2020, 22:17:34 »
One of the test pictures I took this afternoon:


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